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Filler at base of nose?
I had a rhinoplasty that I am not happy with. The angle under my nose has changed and the tip is lower. I was wondering if a filler can be injected under the base of the nose to lift it. If so what type of filler would be best?
Sometime after a rhinoplasty the nasolabial angle stays uncorrected. If you want a permanent correction, you need injection of mesenchymal stem cells that can restore the cartilage missing in the collumella and or nasal tip.For a better analysis, please, send a photo.
A filler will not typically help in this situation, and I do not like to use fillers for the purpose you are describing as there are too many risks associated. A surgical approach would yield the best result, and may enhance your profile considerably. Please feel free to send any photos to Lisa, my patient care coordinator at Lisa@spaldingplasticsurgery.com and I would be happy to evaluate them for you.
Thank you, and best of luck to you.
Placing Perlane in the nasolabial angle (where the nose joins up with the upper lip) is one way to give the nose an appearance of more upward rotation. This is obviously a temporary solution. There are other more anatomical ways to correct this- one way is to surgically rotate up the tip through an inside of the nose approach. Another way, which can be coupled with the surgical upward rotation, is to place what is called a plumping graft, which is small pieces of septal or ear cartilage, into the nasolabial angle, which can quite effectively give the appearance of an upward rotated tip.
Worth a try. I would use a very temporary filler, Restylane or Juvederm, first to see if you like the appearance. If yes than a more semi permanent filler like Radeisse or Artefill, silicone or even stem cell treated dermal fat graft.A photo would have been very helpful. from MIAMI Dr. B
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